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People get contact lenses for different reasons. For some people, eye contacts are a cosmetic choice, while for others, they are lifesavers. If you find the right contact lenses, they immediately improve your quality of life. Choosing the right contacts is important. The right choice depends on a variety of things.
Festival season is upon us, which means the latest and greatest fashions are about to blow up our social media feeds. See the celeb looks that you want to emulate? Start with a good pair of shades! Check out our top 3 designer frames you can rock at any concert this summer.
The colored part of your eye is called the “iris”. This part of your eye is pigmented depending on your genetics, which will determine what eye color you have. Many babies have blue eyes when they are born and for most of their first year of life. However, that might not be the eye color that they will always have, as pigmentation in the eye can change over time.
Don’t miss out on the amazing benefits of wearing contact lenses just because you have small eyes! Learning to effortlessly put in contact lenses takes some practice. Small eyes may require a little bit more time before contact placement is smooth and easy, but will be worth the effort. Consider these tips for how to put in contact lenses when your eyes are small!
Eyeglasses or contact lenses can offer you tools to enhance your unique traits and personality. Our Optical Masters state-of-the-art technology can improve your vision invisibly or with your own unique fashion flare. Tinted contact lenses can highlight your natural eye color or change it completely. A wide selection of eyeglasses frames can help you express yourself in multiple ways. Learn what we have to offer to make others stop and take notice!
Diabetes can affect the health of your heart, liver and other organs, but did you know diabetes can affect your vision as well? Diabetes can lead to a condition called diabetic retinopathy as well as other eye problems. Diabetic retinopathy is a fancy term meaning “damage to the retina”, or the part of the eye that helps you see.
Have you invested in protective eyewear to keep your eyes safe? The types of eyewear you have will depend on your activities as well as your visual needs. Computer glasses are used to protect the eyes from damaging blue-light rays. Sunglasses protect the eyes from harmful UV rays that can damage your vision and cause cancer. There is even special eyewear for playing sports. When it comes to the eyes, one thing is clear: they must be protected.
You may have heard of nearsightedness and farsightedness before, but what are they really? Both are some of the most common forms of visual problems we encounter in our office and are very common among patients. Nearsightedness means that people can see objects clearly up close, but objects farther away are blurry. Farsightedness is its opposite as objects farther away will be clear, while those close are blurry.
What are progressive lenses and how are they different than normal lenses? Eyes change throughout your life, gradually losing the ability to focus on objects. That’s even if you’ve experienced perfect vision for many years. The most noticeable time period for changes to occur is around age 40. The lenses of the eyes begin to become stiffer and the muscles that control them change. This will cause a gradual yet noticeable change in your ability to focus on objects up close.